The original French version of Francis Bacon: The Logic of. Sensation was published in by Editions de la. Difference as a two-volume set in their series La. Gilles Deleuze had several paintings by Francis Bacon hanging in his Paris apartment, and the painter’s method and style as well as his motifs of seriality. Francis Bacon. The Logic of Sensation. •. Author: Gilles Deleuze Translated by Daniel W. Smith Introduction by Daniel W. Smith Afterword by Tom Conley.

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Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation

Jul 11, Massimiliano Mauro rated it it was amazing. To read Postmodernist philosophy-philology theories is interesting, but also exhausting, extremly difficult and sometimes boring, most probably for not being majored in Philosophy. The Eye and the Hand Digital, tactile, manual, and haptic – The practice of the diagram – On “completely different” relations – Michelangelo: Offers an entry point into Deleuze’s more explicitly theoretical work that simultaneously grounds and orients that theory in terms of a specific instance.

So, imagine by surprise when I discovered this. Recapitulative Note Bacons Periods and Aspects.

Rather, there is only difference: Loyic using this site, you agree to the Terms celeuze Use and Privacy Policy. It is still as fresh as it was when it first appeared inbut perhaps with new resonances and uses today. Notes to self of the major notions and quotes: Yes, this book is about Francis Bacon’s paintings, and the original French version was a two volume set with the second volume consisting of plates of Bacon’s paintings.


Cody rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Views Read Edit View history. Jun 24, Tony Poerio rated it liked it. Couples and Triptychs Coupled Figures – The battle and the coupling of sensation – Resonance – Rhythmic Figures – Amplitude and the three rhythms – Two types of “matters of fact” Contents The Round Area the Ring. Hysteria The body without organs: There are many quotable passages of pellucid prose that render the work more approachable and intimate, giving one the sense the philosopher owned some of the great painter’s work and had spent many well rewarded hours in their indelible company.

Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation (Bloomsbury Revelations) Gilles Deleuze: Bloomsbury Academic

A publishing event—the last major work of Gilles Deleuze to be translated into English. This book is invaluable for an understanding sensaation the trajectory of Deleuze’s own thought. The Advancement of Learning.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I enjoyed it, but the insight it offers pales next to the experience of looking at a Bacon.

Francis Bacon

Jul 25, Charles rated it really liked it. An Account and a Reappraisal, And: The Logic of Sensation Cinema 1: It was translated into English by Daniel W. Enright deformation Deleuze diagram elements entire painting fields of color flesh Francis Bacon function Gauguin George Dyer Gogh ground hand haptic head horizontal hysteria Interviews invisible forces Isabel Rawsthorne isolated light longer Lucian Freud malerisch material structure meat Michel Leiris mirror modulation mouth movement narration Oil and pastel Oil on canvas Olivier Messiaen opposed optical space painter panel Paris pastel on canvas photograph pictorial plane precisely Private collection purely optical relations resemblance rhythm round area scream Search of Lost sense shadow smile tactile things Three Studies traits trans triptych umbrella violence visible visual whole washbasin York.


His thought locates him as an influential figure in present-day considerations of society, creativity and subjectivity. He argued, then, that there is no good and evil, but rather only relationships which are beneficial or harmful to the particular individuals.

Francis Bacon The Logic of Sensation This book is not exclusively about Bacon’s paintings, however; as the quote above reveals, Deleuze is more broadly concerned with art, aesthetics, and philosophy. The figurative belief follows from this mistake. Are YOU ready to become a disorganized piece of butchered meat? Francis Bacon’s Philosophy of Science: In considering Bacon, Deleuze offers implicit and explicit insights into the origins and development of his own philosophical and aesthetic ideas, ideas that represent a turning point in his intellectual trajectory.

I really like how Deleuze uses formalism, especially with his close exploration of sfnsation diagram, in order to abstract it and let it articulate the weirdness of the “in-between” moments of being without dissolving the self, per se. Deleuze’s phenomenological interpretation of Bacon’s work is stunningly lucid and insightful. The War Machine What is Philosophy? Despite deleuzd protestations of both his translator and Tom Conley, who writes an afterward for the most recent edition of the book, The Logic of Sensation does in fact amount to a philosophical esthetics.